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How ivermectin became the latest false cure for the coronavirus

September 10, 2021 | 8:03 PM GMT
Elevated by social media and right-wing pundits and politicians, the drug is not recommended by either the FDA or its manufacturer to treat covid-19. Calls to poison control centers across the country have spiked as some have resorted to taking the version meant for livestock.